Financial Support Catalogue (Fall/Spring 2020-2021)

The American University in the Emirates is proud to offer our students the following scholarships, grants, and aid options in support of their education.

UNDERGraduate

Undergraduate (Bachelor’s) Scholarships

Funding Type Description HS Average Amount Min. CGPA Combinability Notes
Al Saada Card Grant
  • Undergraduate students
  • Current employees of General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (Dubai)
  • Valid Al Saada Card in student’s
    name
85% or
above
40% 3.0 None
75% to 84% 30%
74% or below 20%
Athletic Scholarship
  • Undergraduate students
  • Registered athletes on AUE team
  • Nominated by Athletic Coordinator
N/A 1st Team: 50%
Sub.: 25%
2.6 None
AUE Scholarship
  • New undergraduates
  • Enrolling directly from high school
90% or above Up to 100% 3.6 None
DEWA Grant (Dubai Electricity and Water
Authority)
  • Undergraduate students
  • Current employees
N/A 20% 2.6 None
Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services
  • Undergraduate student
  • Employees of Dubai Ambulance
N/A 30% 2.6 None
  • 100% scholarship for 1 employee who is of people of determination, with proof of DCAS nomination letter
  • 50% scholarship to 10 employees, with proof of DCAS nomination letter
Dubai Police Grant
  • Undergraduate students
  • Current or retired employee OR
  • Have parent or spouse who is a current or retired employee
85% or
above
40% 2.6 None
  • If student is the child or spouse of DP employee, student must have min. HS average of 70%
75% to 84% 30%
74% or below 20%
Early Payment Discount
  • Undergraduate students
  • Pay in full by early payment deadline
N/A 5% None Can be combined

  • Family Grant
  • Financial Aid
  • High School
  • Government (15%)
  • University Merit
Esaad Card Grant
  • Undergraduate students
  • Valid Esaad card in student’s
    name OR
  • Have an eligible family member as listed on the back of a valid Esaad card
85%  or above 40% 3.0 40%: Not
combinable
20% & 30% can be combined

  • Early Payment
  • Family Grant
  • Financial Aid
  • High School
  • Government (15%)
  • University Merit
Proof of family relation*
75% - 84% 30%
74% or below 20%
Family Grant
  • Undergraduate students
  • Two or more registered immediate family members (siblings, parents, spouse, children)
  • Registered in courses simultaneously
N/A 10% per family member 2.5 Can be combined

  • Early Payment
  • Family Grant
  • Financial Aid
  • High School
  • Government (15%)
  • University Merit
  • Must be registered and have AUEID numbers.
  • Proof of family relation*
Fazaa Card Grant
  • Undergraduate students
  • Valid FAZAA card in student’s
    name
20% 2.6 None
Financial Aid
  • Undergraduate students
  • Extreme financial hardship
  • Must apply through student portal
75% or above (new student) Up to 50% 3.0 Can be combined

  • Early Payment
  • Family Grant
  • Financial Aid
  • High School
  • Government (15%)
  • University Merit
Government Employee Grant
  • Undergraduate students
  • Current UAE government employee
N/A 15% 2.5 Can be combined

  • Early Payment
  • Family Grant
  • Financial Aid
  • High School
  • University Merit
  • 100% government owned entities are eligible
  • Semi-government organizations not entitled
GDRFA Dubai Grant (General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, Dubai)
  • Undergraduate student
  • Current or retired employee; OR
  • Have parent or spouse who is a current or retired employee
85% or above 30% 3.0 None
  • If student is child or spouse of employee, student must have min. HS average of 70%
  • Proof of family relation*
84.9% or
below
20%
High School Merit Scholarship
  • Undergraduate students
  • Final high school average of 85 or higher
  • High school graduate within two years of enrolling at AUE
  • Granted for first four consecutive semesters of study
95% or above 20% 3.0 Can be combined

  • Early Payment
  • Family Grant
  • Financial Aid
  • High School
  • Government (15%)
  • University Merit
90 – 94% 15%
85 – 89% 10%
University Merit Scholarship
  • Undergraduate students
  • Min. 45 credit hours completed
N/A CGPA
3.9 – 4.0: 15%
CGPA
3.6 – 3.89: 10%
3.6 Can be combined

  • Early Payment
  • Family Grant
  • Financial Aid
  • High School
  • Government (15%)

Additional Notes – Undergraduate Students

  • Deadline to apply for scholarships/grants
    1. Fall: September 25
    2. Spring: January 25
  • Deadline to apply for financial aid
      1. Fall: September 1
      2. Spring: January 5
  • Undergraduate students can receive up to 50% in financial support per semester
  • Repeated courses will not be included in the scholarship/grant
  • Proof of familial relation: If the middle and family names do not match, student must provide proof of familial relation (marriage certificate, family book, passport, etc.)
  • Terms and Conditions apply

Graduate

Graduate (Master’s) Scholarships

Funding Type Description Amount Min. CGPA Notes
AUE Alumni Scholarship
  • Graduate students
  • Graduated from an AUE undergraduate (Bachelor’s) program
30% 3.6
AUE Scholarship
  • New graduate students
  • Graduated within 1 year of study
Up to 50% 3.6
DEWA Grant (Dubai Electricity and Water
Authority)
  • Graduate students
  • Current employee
15% 3.6
Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services
  • Graduate students
  • Current employees
30% 3.6
  • 100% scholarship for 1 employee who is of people of determination, with official DCAS nomination letter
  • 50% scholarship to 10 employees, with official DCAS nomination letter
Esaad Card Grant
  • Graduate students
  • Valid Esaad card in their name OR
  • Have an eligible family member as listed on the back of a valid Esaad card
25% 3.6 Proof of familial relation*
Government Employee Grant
  • Graduate students
  • Currently UAE government employee
25% 3.6
GDRFA Dubai Grant (General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs,
Dubai)
  • Graduate students
  • Current or retired employees; OR
  • Have a mother, father, husband or wife who is a current or
  • retired employee (student must have bachelor’s CGPA: 2.6+)
25% 3.6 Proof of familial relation*

Additional Notes – Graduate Students

  • Deadline to apply for financial support
    1. Fall: September 25
    2. Spring: January 25
  • Graduate students can receive one scholarship/grant per semester
  • Repeated courses will not be covered in the scholarship/grant
  • Proof of familial relation: If the middle and family names do not match, student must provide proof of familial relation (marriage certificate, family book, passport, etc.)
  • Terms and conditions apply

NB. For further inquiries students may visit Dept. of Students Affairs..
Toll Free: 800 AUE | Email: [email protected] | Web: www.aue.ae

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